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Council for Discovery and Research

The Council for Discovery and Research is charged with the responsibility of:

  1. Assessing the needs and the strengths of faculty in research and scholarship areas;

  2. Providing guidelines that promote research and scholarship;

  3. Establishing procedures that can effectively organize and systematize the work of the Office of Graduate and Continuing Studies

  4. Sharing their own expertise and interest in order to mentor and support faculty who wish to use their knowledge;

  5. Planning incentives for research and scholarly proposal development

  6. Encouraging publication and presentation of research and scholarly work; and

  7. Coordinating and monitoring scholarly publications of the University.

2015-2016 Membership

Department Representative Telephone E-mail
Chair Pawan Kahol 620-235-4222
Grants Coordinator Brian Peery 620-235-4175
Accounting & Comp Info Systems Maeve Cummings 620-235-4543
Art Emi Gennis 620-235-4302
Automotive Technology Steve Polley 620-235-6515
Biology Anuradha Ghosh 620-235-4532
Chemistry Jody Neef 620-235-4494
Communication Shirley Drew-Triplett 620-235-4726
School of Construction Steve Schaffner 620-235-6555
Economics, Finance & Banking Anil Lal 620-235-4549
Engineering Technology Russ Rosmait 620-235-4375
English/Modern Languages & Literature Jamie McDaniel 620-235-4744
Family & Consumer Sciences Amber Tankersley 620-235-4460
Government Relations Shawn Naccarato 620-235-4128
Graphics & Imaging Technologies Rion Huffman 620-235-4848
Health, Human, Performance, Recreation Derek Crawford 620-235-4672
History, Philosophy & Social Science Barbara Bonnekessen 620-235-4325
Honors College Craig Fuchs 620-235-4176
Institutaional Research Dai Li 620-235-4132
Library Randy Roberts 620-235-4883
Kansas Ploymer Research Center Andy Myers 620-235-4925
Management & Marketing Choong Lee 620-235-4587
Mathematics Scott Thuong 620-235-4429
Music David Hurley 620-235-4479
Nursing Cheryl Giefer 620-235-4438
Physics Ben Tayo 620-235-4391
Psychology & Counseling Bruce Warner 620-235-4980
Teaching & Leadership Brenda Roberts 620-235-4498
Technology & Workforce Learning Jeanea Lambeth 620-235-4371